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Position
C
 
Jersey
9
Name  Matt Duchene
Born  1/16/1991
Height  5-11
Weight  200
Shoots  L
3/29/2015 9:09:00 AM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal and added two assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Sabres on Saturday.
Insight: Duchene recorded all his points on even strength. He was plus-three with three shots on goal. Duchene has 19 goals and 31 assists in 75 games this season.
 
2/8/2015 9:04:00 PM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist on Sunday versus the Jets.
Insight: Duchene helped Colorado rally as he scored and assisted another goal in the third period, but the rally fell short as the Avalanche lost to the Jets, 5-3. Duchene has 14 goals and 19 assists in 54 games this season.
 
1/13/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal aduring Tuesday's shootout loss against Carolina.
Insight: Duchene is a solid option for owners, as he now has 12 goals and 27 points through 44 games.
 
1/10/2015 6:31:00 PM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal and an assist on Saturday.
Insight: Duchene again led the Avalanche to a victory with an assist on the team's first goal and by scoring the eventual game-winning goal in the third period. Duchene has 11 goals and 15 assists in 42 games this season.
 
11/15/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored a goal and finished plus-one on Saturday.
Insight: Duchene has six goals and seven assists with a minus-one rating this season. Colorado won, 3-2, on Saturday for its second straight game, so perhaps the Avalanche get rolling now. They have struggled out of the gate.
 
11/13/2014 9:50:00 PM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene recorded two points on Thursday.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with a +1 rating on the night. Duchene now has 12 points on the season, but is -2 in 2014-15 as well.
 
10/25/2014 10:56:00 AM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored his third goal of the season on Friday in Colorado's rout of Voncouver, 7-3.
Insight: Duchene also had two assists and a plus-two rating on Friday. Duchene had six shots on goal as well.
 
10/18/2014 10:04:00 PM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored his second goal of the season, but Colorado ultimately lost to Montreal, 3-2, on Saturday.
Insight: Duchene scored a tip-in goal off a Jarome Iginla shot at the 17:29 mark of the third period. The goal cut the Montreal lead to just one, but Colorado could not muster another score. With the loss, the Avalance dropped to 1-4-1 on the season.
 
10/11/2014 12:41:00 PM
Description: Avalanche coach Patrick Roy is shuffling his top two lines for the Saturday night rematch against the Wild.
Insight: Colorado opened the season against Minnesota and lost 5-0, so Roy wants to shakes things up. Matt Duchene will move up to the top line to play with Ryan O'Reilly and Jarome Iginla while Gabriel Landeskog will move down to the second line to skate with Nathan MacKinnon and Alex Tanguay. All six forwards are very good, so for fantasy purposes, it really doesn't matter where Roy places there guys.
 
10/2/2014 4:20:00 PM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene should be in line for another big season.
Insight: He had a career-high 70 points (23 goals, 47 assists) in 71 games last year, and will be centering Colorado's top line in 2014-15. Duchene's assists number could continue to rise with newcomer Jarome Iginla now playing on his right wing. Owners could do a lot worse if they decide to draft Duchene within the first five or six rounds.
 
4/28/2014 9:17:00 PM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene (knee) returned to action for Game 6 of Colorado's playoff series against the Wild Monday night.
Insight: Duchene missed the past month with a sprained MCL. He was Colorado's leading scorer during the regular season with 70 points (23 G, 47 A) in 71 games.
 
4/28/2014 2:42:00 PM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene skated hard in the morning session, will participate in the pre-warmup and will be a game-time decision for Game 6 against Minnesota.
Insight: Duchene is recovering from a sprained MCL. He was Colorado's leading scorer during the regular season (23 G, 47 A), but hasn't played in a game since March 29th.
 
4/27/2014 2:21:00 PM
Description: The Avalanche are taking a "serious look" at playing center Matt Duchene Monday in Game 6. SOURCE: Pierre LeBrun, ESPN
Insight: Duchene's recovery from a sprained MCL is all but complete. He was at the team's morning skate yesterday and is now questionable for Game 6. Duchene, Colorado's leading scorer during the regular season, hasn't played in a game since March 29th.
 
4/26/2014 6:41:00 PM
Description: Colorado center Matt Duchene won't be able to play Saturday against Minnesota. SOURCE: Adrian Dater, Denver Post
Insight: Duchene was at the team's morning skate today but he's still not ready for game action. He sprained his MCL a little over a month ago and should be available if the team advances to round two.
 
4/21/2014 7:45:00 PM
Description: Avs center Matt Duchene skated on Monday. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: It's the first time he's been able to do that since spraining his MCL last month. Duchene (23 goals, 47 assists) seems to be making progress but he's still a long shot to play against Minnesota in the first round.
 
4/19/2014 6:31:00 PM
Description: Colorado center Matt Duchene (knee) isn't expected to play in the first round of the postseason, according to the Denver Post.
Insight: Duchene 23 G, 47 A) missed all of April due to a knee injury. The Avalanche will attempt to go up 2-0 on the Wild Saturday without their young center.
 
3/31/2014 3:03:00 PM
Description: Colorado center Matt Duchene will be out 3-to-4 weeks after injuring his knee Saturday against the Sharks. SOURCE: Adrian Dater, Denver Post
Insight: That means Duchene's regular season is over. If you're not in a keeper league, get Duchene (23 goals, 47 assists this season) off your roster immediately.
 
3/29/2014 4:26:00 PM
Description: Avs center Matt Duchene injured his knee Saturday against the Sharks. SOURCE: Adrian Dater, Denver Post
Insight: He's done for the afternoon. Duchene left the game after only 32 seconds. He leads the team in points (70) and assists (47) this season.
 
Hot3/16/2014 9:11:00 PM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene had two assists Sunday after seeing his nine-game points streak come to an end Friday.
Insight: Duchene had 14 points (five goals) during the streak but was held in check by Anaheim Friday. After collecting two helpers Sunday, Duchene has 42 assists to go with 22 goals in 65 games.
 
2/8/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored his first goal since Jan. 18 7:49 into the second period Saturday and he potted another three minutes later.
Insight: Duchene had scored just one goal in his last 23 games prior to Saturday, but he still has 19 goals and 50 points in 55 games.